WAKE FOREST - James E. Faison, 72, died Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at his home. A graveside service was conducted Thursday morning at New Light Baptist Church cemetery, with the Rev. Allen Murphy officiating.

He was born in Wake County, son of the late Lillie Denton Faison and Leroy Faison, and was preceded in death by his wife, Ardell Rudd Faison. Surviving: his son, Charles Faison of the home; sisters, Gracie Perry (Novlen) and Lillie Ann Bushey, all of Wake Forest; brother, Dwight Faison (Debbie) of Franklinton; one grandson; and one great-grandson.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 1300 St. Mary’s St., 4th floor, Raleigh, NC 27605 or to Bright Funeral Home, 405 South Main St., Wake Forest, NC 27587 to help with the funeral expenses.

Arrangements by Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest.